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Research Project: Enhanced Alfalfa Germplasm and Genomic Resources for Yield, Quality, and Environmental Protection

Location: Plant Science Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Bacterial stem blight of alfalfa: An emerging disease in the United States caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae and Pseudomonas viridiflava - (Abstract Only)
Lipps, S., Samac, D.A. 2020. Bacterial stem blight of alfalfa: An emerging disease in the United States caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae and Pseudomonas viridiflava[abstract]. American Phytopathological Society. Plant Health 2020, August 10-14, 2021, p. 176. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-110-12-S2.207.

Evaluation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) foliar protein extracts for use in aquaculture feeds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coburn, J., Wells, M., Sheaffer, C.C., Ruan, R., Samac, D.A. 2021. Evaluation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) foliar protein extracts for use in aquaculture feeds. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 4(2). Article e20184. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20184.

Predictions from algorithmic modeling result in better decisions than from data modeling for soybean iron deficiency chlorosis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Z., Kurek, A., Cannon, S.B., Beavis, W.D. 2021. Predictions from algorithmic modeling result in better decisions than from data modeling for soybean iron deficiency chlorosis. PLoS ONE. 16(7). Article e0240948. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0240948.

Impacts of cover crops and nitrogen fertilization on agricultural soil fungal and bacterial communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castle, S.C., Samac, D.A., Gutknecht, J.L., Sadowsky, M.J., Rosen, C.J., Schlatter, D.C., Kinkel, L.L. 2021. Impacts of cover crops and nitrogen fertilization on agricultural soil fungal and bacterial communities. Plant and Soil. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-021-04976-z.

Long-term ecosystem carbon losses from silage maize-based forage cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gamble, J.D., Feyereisen, G.W., Griffis, T.J., Wente, C.D., Baker, J.M. 2021. Long-term ecosystem carbon losses from silage maize-based forage cropping systems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 306. Article 108438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108438.

Acceptance of a protein concentrate from alfalfa (Medicago sativa) by yellow perch (Perca flavescens) fed a formulated diet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coburn, J., Wells, M., Phelps, N., Gaylord, T., Samac, D.A. 2021. Acceptance of a protein concentrate from alfalfa (Medicago sativa) by yellow perch (Perca flavescens) fed a formulated diet. Fishes. 6(2). Article 9. https://doi.org/10.3390/fishes6020009.

Reduction of nutrient loads from agricultural subsurface drainage water in a small, edge-of-field constructed treatment wetland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, B., Lenhart, C., Peterson, H., Nieber, J., Gamble, J.D., Current, D. 2021. Reduction of nutrient loads from agricultural subsurface drainage water in a small, edge-of-field constructed treatment wetland. Ecological Engineering. 160. Article 106128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2020.106128.

Efficiency and profitability of fungicides in controlling Bipolaris diseases and enhancing grain yield in cultivated wild rice (Zizania palustris) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castell-Miller, C.V., Schlatter, D.C., Samac, D.A. 2021. Efficiency and profitability of fungicides in controlling Bipolaris diseases and enhancing grain yield in cultivated wild rice (Zizania palustris). Crop Protection. 141. Article 105455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2020.105455.

Strategies to enhance energy content in alfalfa foliage - (Trade Journal)
Samac, D.A., Dornbusch, M.R., Bucciarelli, B. 2020. Strategies to enhance energy content in alfalfa foliage. Forage Focus. (August 2020):20-21.

A case study in developing, navigating, and maintaining novel partnerships for applied organic research and outreach - (Abstract Only)
Clark, M.D., Weisenhorn, J., Samac, D.A., Bradeen, J.M., Hirsch, C., Grossman, J., Miller, L., Yakub, M. 2020. A case study in developing, navigating, and maintaining novel partnerships for applied organic research and outreach[abstract]. American Society of Horticulture Science. August 10-13, 2020. Poster ID 564.

Functional analysis of Medicago-derived pathogen-induced gene promoters for usage in transgenic alfalfa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sathoff, A.E., Dornbusch, M.R., Miller, S.S., Samac, D.A. 2020. Functional analysis of Medicago-derived pathogen-induced gene promoters for usage in transgenic alfalfa. Molecular Breeding. 40(66):1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-020-01144-6.

Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. medicaginis (Fusarium wilt of alfalfa) - (Other)
CABI, 2020. Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. medicagis [original text by DA Samac]. In: Invasive Species Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/24661

Plant defensin antibacterial mode of action against Pseudomonas species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sathoff, A.E., Lewenza, S., Samac, D.A. 2020. Plant defensin antibacterial mode of action against Pseudomonas species. BMC Microbiology. 20:173. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-020-01852-1.

Understanding disease development in cultivated American wild rice (Zizania palustris) fields Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Castell-Miller, C.V., Senay, S., Kimball, J.A., Samac, D.A. 2020. Understanding disease development in cultivated American wild rice (Zizania palustris) fields[abstract]. American Phytopathological Society, Plant Health 2020. August 10-14, 2021. p. S2.148. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-110-12-S2.1.

Development of alfalfa plants with increased capability to accumulate inorganic phosphorus: Could these plants help ameliorate soils with excessive P levels? - (Trade Journal)
Miller, S.S., Samac, D.A., Curtin, S.J. 2020. Development of alfalfa plants with increased capability to accumulate inorganic phosphorus: Could these plants help ameliorate soils with excessive P levels?. Forage Focus. (May 2020):4-5.

Spring glyphosate recommendation for established alfalfa: prevent plant damage by bacterial stem blight - (Trade Journal)
Samac, D.A. 2020. Spring glyphosate recommendation for established alfalfa: prevent plant damage by bacterial stem blight. Forage Focus. (March 2020):20-21.

Carbon amendments influence composition and functional capacities of indigenous soil bacterial communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dundore-Arias, J., Castle, S.C., Felice, L., Dill-Macky, R., Kinkel, L.L. 2020. Carbon amendments influence composition and functional capacities of indigenous soil bacterial communities. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 6(151):1-12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmolb.2019.00151.

Roundup ready alfalfa injury - (Proceedings)
Getts, T., Wilson, R., Giuliano, G., Loveland, C., Samac, D.A., Creech, E. 2019. Roundup ready alfalfa injury[abstract]. Proceedings of the Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium. November 19-21, 2019, Reno, Nevada. p. 1.

How do new alfalfa varieties respond to K fertilization? - (Trade Journal)
Sheaffer, C., Junger, J., Kaiser, D., Samac, D.A., Scott, W.M. 2019. How do new alfalfa varieties respond to K fertilization?. Forage Focus. (December 2019):16-17.

Functional analysis and development of a CRISPR/Cas9 allelic series for a CPR5 ortholog necessary for proper growth of soybean trichomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, B.W., Hoyle, J.W., Bucciarelli, B., Stec, A.O., Samac, D.A., Parrott, W.A., Stupar, R.M. 2019. Functional analysis and development of a CRISPR/Cas9 allelic series for a CPR5 ortholog necessary for proper growth of soybean trichomes. Scientific Reports. 9:14757. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51240-7.

First report of bacterial stem blight of alfalfa caused by pseudomonas viridiflava in California and Utah Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lipps, S.M., Lenz, P., Samac, D.A. 2019. First report of bacterial stem blight of alfalfa caused by Pseudomonas viridiflava in California and Utah. Plant Disease. 103(12):3274. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1044-PDN.

Detection and fungicide sensitivity surveillance of wild rice (Zizania palustris) pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Castell-Miller, C., Samac, D.A. 2019. Detection and fungicide sensitivity surveillance of wild rice (Zizania palustris) pathogens. American Phytopathological Society (Plant Health 2019). August 3-7, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio.

Strategies for reducing seed rot and seedling damping-off of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) - (Abstract Only)
Samac, D.A., Dornbusch, M.R., Ao, S. 2019. Strategies for reducing seed rot and seedling damping-off of alfalfa (Medicago sativa). American Phytopathological Society: Plant Health 2019. August 3-7, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio.

Combating crown rot with antimicrobial peptides - (Trade Journal)
Sathoff, A., Samac, D.A. 2019. Combating crown rot with antimicrobial peptides. Forage Focus. 5:6-7.

More to alfalfa frost damage than meets the eye - (Trade Journal)
Samac, D.A. 2019. More to alfalfa frost damage than meets the eye. Hay and Forage Grower. 4/5:30-31.

Identifying new seed treatments for alfalfa - (Trade Journal)
Samac, D.A. 2019. Identifying new seed treatments for alfalfa. Forage Focus. 3:4-5.

Alfalfa leaf protein concentrate: A sustainable protein source for aquaculture feeds - (Abstract Only)
Samac, D.A., Coburn, J.M., Phelps, N., Wells, M. 2019. Alfalfa leaf protein concentrate: A sustainable protein source for aquaculture feeds. Aquaculture America. March 7-11, 2019. New Orleans, Lousiana.

Impacts of sampling design on estimates of microbial community diversity and composition in agricultural soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castle, S.C., Samac, D.A., Sadowsky, M.J., Rosen, C.J., Guknecht, J.L., Kinkel, L.L. 2019. Impacts of sampling design on estimates of microbial community diversity and composition in agricultural soils. Microbial Ecology. 78:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-019-01318-6.

Antibacterial activity of plant defensins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sathoff, A.E., Samac, D.A. 2019. Antibacterial activity of plant defensins. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 32(5):507-514. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-08-18-0229-CR.

Plant defensin peptides have antifungal and antibacterial activity against human and plant pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sathoff, A.E., Velivelli, S., Shah, D.M., Samac, D.A. 2019. Plant defensin peptides have antifungal and antibacterial activity against human and plant pathogens. Phytopathology. 109:402-408. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-18-0331-R.

Genetic mapping of resistance to Aphanomyces root rot in alfalfa - (Proceedings)

Summer fertigation versus fall injection of dairy slurry: Effects on subsurface drainage nitrate losses - (Proceedings)

Improving frost tolerance of alfalfa through resistance to bacterial stem blight - (Abstract Only)
Samac, D.A., Dornbusch, M.R., Ao, S., Lenz, P. 2018. Improving frost tolerance of alfalfa through resistance to bacterial stem blight. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. June 4-6, 2018, Logan Utah.

Fusarium wilt of alfalfa caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. medicaginis identified in Wisconsin - (Abstract Only)
Peterson, J.N., Samac, D.A., Grau, C. 2018. Fusarium wilt of alfalfa caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. medicaginis identified in Wisconsin. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. June 4-6, 2018, Logan, Utah.

Genetic mapping of resistance to Aphanomyces root rot in alfalfa - (Abstract Only)
Samac, D.A., Dornbusch, M.R., Bucciarelli, B., Miller, S.S., Yu, L. 2018. Genetic mapping of resistance to Aphanomyces root rot in alfalfa. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. June 4-6, 2018, Logan, Utah.